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Friday 31 October 2014


 Now showing: Last Chance Café
Posted in: Performance  30th October 2014
Co-facilitated by gay Aucklander Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho, Last Chance Café is a play put on by the Hobson Street Players, of 140 Hobson Street, Auckland(AKA the City Mission).


 Catching up with Blake
Posted in: Movies  29th October 2014
Blake Skjellerup fills us in on the documentary To Russia With Love, which he hopes will reignite conversation about anti-gay discrimination around the world. Plus we briefly catch up on his life in New York, and find out he’s bringing fiancé Saul down to New Zealand for the holidays.


 Preview: To Russia With Love
Posted in: Movies  28th October 2014
Blake Skjellerup appears in a new documentary which tracks athletes and activists around the time of the Sochi Winter Olympics.


 Christchurch parties with Pride
Posted in: Our Communities  28th October 2014
Labour weekend was filled with sparkle in Christchurch, as 400 people celebrated the "Proud" party run by the Christchurch Pride crew.


 Just how gay-friendly are we?
Posted in: Our Communities  27th October 2014
We’ve been declared the second-most gay friendly place in the world, which is nice, but just how much does it reflect reality? Kiwis weigh in.


 Theatre tribute to Peter Taylor
Posted in: Performance  27th October 2014
The musical Two People Like Us will tell the story of two cross-dressing men who fall in love – and will be dedicated to Peter Taylor’s memory.


 2 One Another: A full circle dance
Posted in: Performance  26th October 2014
The Sydney Dance Company delved into personalities and relationships between its dancers themselves for the work its bringing to Auckland.


 Labour Weekend events guide
Posted in: Events  24th October 2014
If you are heading out this weekend, there are a few things on, including male strippers in Auckland, a singlet party in Wellington and a night out run by the Christchurch Pride team.


 Marriage Equality: USA!! USA!! USA...???
Posted in: Comment  23rd October 2014
Why has marriage equality become one of the core LGBT issues within the United States, as increasing numbers of US states strike down earlier statutory or constitutional bans against it?


 Legacy Project: Get your submissions in!
Posted in: Performance  23rd October 2014
The clock is ticking to get your story in for the Legacy Project. Artistic Director Bruce Brown tells us rather than just polished scripts, the team are also looking for ideas which grab them.


 Mardi Gras' Courtney Act teaser
Posted in: Events  22nd October 2014
Drag star Courtney Act has been photographed at the city’s most iconic locations in a campaign to welcome the world to Sydney for Mardi Gras 2015.


 Ask our expert: Cervical smears
Posted in: Ask Our Expert, Health & HIV  21st October 2014
A woman asks: “I have been told that because I only sleep with women that I don’t need to get regular smears, is this true?” Dr Hazel Lewis clears the issue up once and for all.


 Rugby, Beer, Rock ‘n’ Roll – Robertson launches leadership bid
Posted in: Features, Blogger Zone  19th October 2014
Craig Hoyle went along to the Labour leadership campaign launch of rugby-loving Wellington grandfather Grant Robertson.


 Review: Pride
Posted in: Movies  17th October 2014
The Academy Cinemas’ LGBTQ Movie Night proves that the best way to watch a glbti family movie is in the company of your glbti family.


 Review: Gareth Thomas' Proud
Posted in: Books  17th October 2014
The hardman of Welsh rugby’s story of the torturous hiding of his sexuality, and the light he was greeted with when he threw open the closet doors, is heartfelt and enlightening.